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Alhaji Aliu Mahama

Aliu Mahama In Critical Condition At Korle-Bu

Aliu Mahama In Critical Condition At Korle-Bu. RadioXYZonline.com can confirm that Former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, is in a critical condition at the Cardio Centre at the Korle-bu Teaching hospital.   The former Vice President has been at the hospital for about ten days where he is being treated for what is believed to be a heart related ailment.

November 14, 2012 ·
 
Sylvester Mensah

NHIS Boss Insults Doctors, “Mentally Unbalanced”

NHIS Boss Insults Doctors, “Mentally Unbalanced”. The fifty-fourth annual general conference of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), which was held in Cape Coast over the weekend was nearly marred when the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) boss, Sylvester Mensah, who represented the President, John Dramani Mahama, insulted the doctors as well as the general public that, they were “mentally unbalanced”.

November 12, 2012 ·
 
Alhaji Aliu Mahama

Alhaji Aliu Mahama admitted at Korle Bu hospital

Alhaji Aliu Mahama admitted at Korle Bu hospital Very Reliable sources close to Radio XYZ have confirmed that the former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has been admitted at the Korle Bu teaching hospital. [READ ALSO: Aliu-Mahama-angry-with-john-mahama]   The source said Alhaji Aliu Mahama was taken to the hospital two days ago for medical treatment after he fell ill.

November 6, 2012 ·
 
Cholera outbreak in Accra

Cholera Outbreak In Ejura, Six Dead

Cholera Outbreak In Ejura, Six Dead Six people have reportedly died as a result of the cholera outbreak in Ejura in the Ashanti Region within seven days.   According to a local journalist in the area, Musah Inuwa, the Ejura Government Hospital has recorded more than twenty-six cholera cases during the week.   An eighteen year old second year student […]

November 2, 2012 ·
 
725,000 Ghanaians suffering from severe mental disorders

725,000 Ghanaians suffering from severe mental disorders

725,000 Ghanaians suffering from severe mental disorders Professor Joseph Bediako Asare, former Chief Psychiatrist of the Ministry of Health, has said about 725,000 Ghanaians are suffering from severe mental disorders. Another group of 2,410 are also suffering from mild or moderate forms of mental disorder, Prof Asare stated at the presentation of a Mental Health Survey report in Accra.

October 31, 2012 ·
 
Korle Bu Hospital

Korle Bu Denies “Misleading” NHIS Publication

Korle Bu Denies “Misleading” NHIS Publication The management of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital is rebutting claims that National Health Insurance beneficiaries are being denied access to drugs at the hospital’s main pharmacy.   The Finder Newspaper reported on Tuesday that patients on the NHIS list were being turned away at the hospital’s main pharmacy.

October 30, 2012 ·
 
The cocaine pelets retrieved from Kwaku Sarfo at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

Korle Bu Doctors Give Out Cocaine Man

Korle Bu Doctors Give Out Cocaine Man A Ghanaian, Kwaku Sarfo, is in the grips of the law after 77 pallets of substances suspected to be cocaine were ejected from his belly by doctors.    This time around, it was not at Heathrow Airport in London but right here in Ghana where the suspect has been arrested and detained by […]

October 25, 2012 ·
 
Nurses and Midwives Call Off Strike

Nurses and Midwives Call Off Strike

Nurses and Midwives Call Off Strike Striking Junior Nurses and Midwives have resumed work effective Tuesday morning.   The nurses and midwives have been agitating over their unpaid salaries. They also alleged some of their members are being forced to write backdated letters of appointment.

October 23, 2012 ·
 
Fatahiya Yakuba-Community Health Nurse

Community Health in northern Ghana By Fatahiya Yakuba

My name is Fatahiya Yakuba, and I am a community health nurse at the Kpasenkpe Health Center in West Mamprusi District in Northern Ghana. I have worked here for two years, longer than any of my colleagues, and there have been long stretches, sometimes for months, where I was the only nurse here at the clinic. During that time and […]

October 19, 2012 ·
 
Nurses and Midwives On Nationwide Strike

Nurses and Midwives On Nationwide Strike

Nurses and Midwives On Nationwide Strike Hundreds of aggrieved Junior Nurses and Midwives countrywide have laid down their tools in protest over unpaid allowances.   The nurses are demanding salary arears which have accrued since 2010 but the Ministry of Health says they only owe them internship allowances since they only became professionals this year.

October 18, 2012 ·
 
Trust Hospital Rejects NHIS Patients, Mng’t Explains

Trust Hospital Rejects NHIS Patients, Mng’t Explains

Trust Hospital Rejects NHIS Patients, Mng’t Explains The Trust Hospital, with links to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), does not attend to patients who subscribe to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This is in spite of the fact that the hospital is affiliated to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), which retains two-and-half per […]

October 2, 2012 ·
 
Sylvester Mensah

Statement: NHIS Has not Blown GhC10

The attention of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has been drawn to a publication by the ‘Daybreak’ newspaper of Tuesday 11th. September 2012, captioned “NHIS Blows GHC 10 Million”, which subsequently found its way to other media, including social media. The publication makes false and inaccurate statements as well as unsubstantiated allegations and innuendos about the printing and delivery […]

September 16, 2012 ·